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In 2022, Being Active On LinkedIn Is As Important As Having a Resume

When it comes to LinkedIn, a lot of my clients have it backwards. 

I recently spoke to a Project Manager who didn’t get a job that she was a great fit for because of her LinkedIn profile. When I asked …

By Anastazija Gavrilovic - Ivy Exec
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The why and how of curiosity.

I’ve heard this word countless times across my time in career development. A buzzword of sorts that is often shared without context or without the deeper discussion of why it matters. Much less how to be curious. If you’re curious …

By Catherine Allen (she/her)
Catherine Allen (she/her) Assistant Director, Career Services
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Considering a Career in Business, Finance, or Consulting?

Careers in business and finance continue to be popular for Duke students. Recently, the Duke Career Center hosted an Exploring Careers in Business and Finance Panel discussion featuring Duke alumni who have experience in the field. Alum panelists shared insight …

By Stacia Solomon (she/hers)
Stacia Solomon (she/hers) Associate Director, Career Readiness
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Inspiring the Next Generation of Female Engineers

Engineering is such a creative field. In its simplest form, it can be described as designing things for people. Engineering touches every part of our daily lives. However, statistics report that less than 20% of engineers are female.

This engineer, …

By Stacia Solomon (she/hers)
Stacia Solomon (she/hers) Associate Director, Career Readiness
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Work-Life Balance as a Physician Assistant: Is it Possible?

We have all been there. It is nine o’clock at night and you are sitting at your computer, sipping coffee and eating takeout that was hurriedly picked up on the way home from the clinic as you grabbed your kid …

By Jacob Bollinger, PA - Hospital Recruiting
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Hospital Recruiting | Physician and Healthcare Job Board.
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